Mayor of Lister, Rupert's brother, Vanessa's father.
The Mayor of Lister and older brother Rupert Listergard. Arnold has posted a reward for anyone who can find his missing daughter Vanessa.
He has not been seen in the town hall since the group arrived in town.
Rupert says Arnold has been quite ill with grief.
Assassinated in his bed, witnessed by butler. The butler claims the assailant was supernatural, but Ximian failed to detect any kind of magic and Billiam found signs of a person entering the garden and scaling the outside of the building to enter the room.
The mayor had a mysterious phrase written over and over again on several papers in his desk.